Avenger, Sebring Coupe, Stratus Coupe, 1999-2006

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



2.0 & 2.5L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Paint matchmarks on the adjustment cam bolt
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Stabilizer link
     
    Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS), if equipped
     
    Lower control arm assembly to knuckle
     
    Lower control arm

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    Fig. Paint matchmarks on alignment adjustment cam



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    Fig. Exploded diagram of rear lower control arm and related components

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:
    NOTE
    Place vehicle weight on suspension before tightening bolts that go through rubber bushings.



    Lower control arm and torque the bolt to 55 ft. lbs. (74 Nm)
     
    Lower control arm to the steering knuckle and torque the bolt to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm)
     
    WSS, if equipped
     



    Stabilizer link and torque the bolt to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm)
     
    Rear wheel
     

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